How to Configure Homegroup in windows 8 step by step

After the introduction of Homegroup feature in Windows 8, sharing folders on computers becomes easy. Since this feature is continued by Microsoft in Windows 8 you can get an advantage of this.

But for this first thing is to know how to Configure Homegroup in windows 8. So we proceed further.

Configure Homegroup in Windows 8

  • Go to taskbar and right-click on the network icon.
  • Choose this option – Open Network and sharing center.
windows 8 network sharing
  • From next appearing window, move your mouse cursor around left pane. click on the HomeGroup option.
windows 8 homegroup button
  •  It will launch Join a homegroup window. Click Next.
windows 8 homegroup settings
  • Click on the Change advanced sharing settings option.
windows 8 homegroup join
  • Now you get a new window of advanced sharing options. It asks to modify sharing options for various network profiles.
windows 8 advance sharing options
  • After configuring it, click on this option – join now
windows 8 homegroup configure
  • Insert homegroup password to connect your windows 8 with the homegroup.
  •  Click Next button.
Windows 8 homegroup join password
As a result, you have connected with homegroup network. It displays the all shared libraries folders of windows 8.

Configure Homegroup in windows 8

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Topics:  Windows 8

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